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Green Lightning Shrimp (pics)

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  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228

     hope this pic is a little smaller when posted. If not, would mods delete this post and I'll figure out how to get it smaller.

     

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    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228
    warwoman said:

     hope this pic is a little smaller when posted. If not, would mods delete this post and I'll figure out how to get it smaller.

     

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    OK! Great!! now on to the cook!!

    Gave it a shot last night with shrimp and scallops.

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    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228

    Started at 550, and heated up the new CI half moon, sprayed Pam on it, and got temp down to 400. Put on shrimp direct on grill, three minutes a side, then took off and covered with foil. Temp to 350, then put on scallops for two minutes a side, basting with melted butter/cilantro/garlic, and took off after time.(Basted the shrimp with it, too!). 

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    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228

    Time for dinner.....and a few interested parties!!! (Save us a bite?)

    Also a pic of the BGE home, the "B" porch! The front porch is the "A" porch.

    The meal turned out super, with a little asparagus, rice pilaf, and bread. Yum!!!

    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • Austin Egghead, Just plain old Parsley for a cilantro sub.

  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228
    I will invest in some of those double fork skewers for future shrimp cooks.
    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • bbqlearnerbbqlearner Posts: 739
    Wow just wow!!! Looks like an awesome meal!

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

  • NsdexterNsdexter Posts: 153
    I never marinade seafood with lime or any other acidic fruit, unless I'm making ceviche others wise the cooking gets interfered with. When I do want citrusy flavor I use zest there's not enough acid to really get into the fod and brek it down but there's enough to make the flavours stick
    HFX NS
  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 468
    Awesome, what time is dinner?
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 228
    Nsdexter said:
    I never marinade seafood with lime or any other acidic fruit, unless I'm making ceviche others wise the cooking gets interfered with. When I do want citrusy flavor I use zest there's not enough acid to really get into the fod and brek it down but there's enough to make the flavours stick
     
    With you on that. I took Necessaryindulg recommendation and used fresh lime at the end of the cook. worked great!!

    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • Made this tonight. It was incredible. For the marinade I used 1/4 of a cup instead of 1/2 a cup of lime juice. It worked out well and I didn't get any ceviche type cooking going on. I had it marinading for 1 hour in the fridge.
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 11,472
    Those look delicious! Glad I have my phone in an OtterBox or it would have water damage from me drooling =))
    LBGE 2012, Mini MAX 2014, SS Table and Stoker
    Die Hard HUSKER & BRONCO FAN
    Middleburg, FL
  • dldawes1dldawes1 Posts: 1,422

    Browsing through the recipes and had to stop and read this thread.

    Can't wait to try them soon...yum yum.

    thanks for posting !

    Donnie

    Donnie Dawes - Carrollton, KY  

    1-XLBGE, 1-Beautiful wife, 1 XS Yorkie

    I'm keeping serious from now on...no more joking around from me...Meatheads !! 


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